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Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
stainless steel with 18% chromium..which they believed was the industry standard. the city hired outside experts who ultimately concluded 9 chrome provides an "inherently safer design" with that the city of richmond went ahead and issued permits for the repair of crude unit 4. the chemical safety board said "we will not endorse or object to that decision" city councilman tom butt said he believes chevron "covered all their bases" and says ultimately no pipe will last forever which is why they must be "rigorously inspected on a regular basis." and catherine chevron says it is pleased the permits have been issued so they can proceed with the repairs. and get back to full production the lot of this is happening right around the christmas holiday. not with just a bang but with a whimper. >> catherine: so dan how long do we think these repairs will take? >> the okay. is there right now but they're hoping to get this done and the first quarter. chevron has said they hope to have repairs completed in the first quarter of next year, which means by april >> catherine: they two, dan. thank you --
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Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
corrosion which is believed to be the cause of august's pipe rupture but in this letter to the richmond city council, city manager bill lindsay says two outside consultants have concluded that using a 9 chrome represents an "inherently safer design" than other available materials. it was that determination that lead to the permits being issued the chemical safety board said it "will not endorse or object to that decision." city councilman tom butt said he believes this time chevron covered all their bases" and said ultimately no pipe will last forever which his why they must be rigously inspected on a regualr basis as for chevron, the oil giants says its please the city has issued the permits so they can proceed with the repairs and get back to full production chevron hopes to have repairs completed by the first quarter of next year. it could be up and running by the beginning of april. dan kerman kron 4 >> more than 800 new laws are set to take effect at the start of the new year in california. kron four's philippe djegal took at look -- and has some highlights. tougher guidelines for red-
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Dec 28, 2012 8:00pm PST
in the community to where people trust the police. he says that in la that was another major problem the city was dealing with when he got there. he's hoping to turn >> it is the lack of confidence on part of the public that the of the police department is not confident on dealing with the growing crime problem. >> reporter: he was a former police commissioner in the new york and boston he is ready to meet the challenge of oakland. >> might challenge was that it was a very small police force for a very large city. we were able to implement change and that the crime rate has gone for 12 consecutive years. >> reporter: he also says that the public's opinion about the police force and willing to turn that around that around in oakland as well. j.r. stone kron 4 news. >> oakland is 400,000 it has seen the 130 murders. the most in five years. oakland has about 400-thousand residents. it's seen 130 murders.most in five years. one of every three-thousand people were killed in san francisco's populationit has seen 67 murders.that's up 34 percentso one in every 12-thousand people were murdered this ye
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Dec 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
is running out for free parking on sunday. starting january 6th the city's nearly 30-thousand meters will start accepting cash and credit.seven days a week. on sundays meters will be enforced from noon to six p-m citywide.charging between 25 cents to five dollars and 75 cents an hour depending on where they are located. it's a new fact of urban life that's startling to those who like to run errands on what has traditionally been a day of rest. >> it is nice on the senate not to have to pay. although i do not drive that much. it is nice to -- on a sunday not to have to pay. >> reporter: it's also disappointing to those attending mass at st boniface in the tenderloin.where parking and money is tight. >> we are very multicultural, most of our parish jurors drive and do not have a lot of extra pocket change. >> reporter: but those attending events like church services won't have to leave the pews to order to feed the meter.because drivers will be able to pay to park for up to four hours at every meter.and drivers will be able to pre-pay in case their event starts before noon. sf mta's sp
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Dec 27, 2012 8:00pm PST
station. in the meantime,oakland city leaders continute battle a big jump in a crime. and today -- they layed out new strategies. it all comes the city's police department faces record-low staffing levels. and previous plans to stop the violence this year - have seemingly failed. there have been 119 murders in oakland this year - up 21-percent from the same period last year. 210 rapes - up 23-percent. nearly 4-thousand robberies - a 23-percent increase. and more than 12-thousand burglaries - a jump of 44- precent. j. r. stone is live. >> reporter: grant, let me correct. there have been 127 murders in an oakland is just this year the biggest changes is a former top cop is a top consultant. but that is just one of the big changes. >> crime and the city is too high. we know that its defects everyone. we agree with the community that the crime rate has been absolutely unacceptable. >> unacceptable to be an organization i take this very seriously and i feel personally responsible and i take ownership that this is taking place on a watch >> reporter: bold words that the crime-fighting
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Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
getting to foster city. >> south bound 101 is problem free for all of you coming out the north bay. no accidents. maybe areas of dense fog. the drive is 22 minutes out of novato into the city. >> thank you erica. >> an 18 year old man is in critical condition this morning after being shot several times at the pittsburgh bay. bart station. >> this was a scene in the parking lot or the shooting happened. police received reports of the shooting as before 7:00 last night. the victim was transported to john muir medical center with life-threatening injuries that needed surgery. >> police have not yet located the gunman. >> service was stopped last tie for about 45 minutes office make sure the shooter was not getting away on the bart train. >> bart trains also held in concord at reports of a man with a gun at the station. >> the police acted because ms. delays last night on the pittsburgh bay. live in both the san francisco and pittsburgh directions. >> this report for unrelated to the earlier shooting at the pittsburgh station. service is expected to run regularly to day. >> police shoo
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Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
in east palo alto city emergency repairs to the levee that separates dozens of homes from the seventh sn francito creek are holding up. >> the creek overflowed on sunday night cause in mandatory evacuation for seven homes. >> police on was that disappointing uninhabitable. >> water levels in the creek had receded after sunday's overflow. >> all of the rain over christmas shutdown the southbound side of the agreed highway from lincoln avenue to slow oat boulevard. >> expose on is that is a good part of public works is the road floods because drain cannot handle all the water as a visitor a profit storm. >> the storm also brought out a massive tree in the east bay. >> this one fell right on the footsteps of the delta chi fraternity house on channing way in berkeley. >> the ninth foot tree took out of communication cables on it on his way down the other and that the damage was minimal. >> the country is edging closer to the folly of the so-called fiscal cliff, a series of tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect in five days. >> there still seems to be no signs of a compromise acting
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Dec 30, 2012 8:00pm PST
at eight-30. but first, the new year, usually means new laws. the bay area city where there won't be anymore free parking on sundays -- and a lot of people not happy about it. >>> i think it is not good! >>> many people are unhappy that a long standing tradition is about to be a thing of the parking meters will no longer be free on sundays starting in january. kron4's maureen kelly explains how the new parking enforcement plan will work. >> reporter: time is running out for free parking on sunday. starting january 6th the city's nearly 30-thousand meters will start accepting cash and credit.seven days a on sundays meters will be enforced from noon to six p- m citywide.charging between 25 cents to five dollars and on where they are located. it's a new fact of urban life that's startling to those who like to run errands on what has traditionally been a day of rest. >> it is nice on a sunday not to have to pay. but i do not drive that much. on the sundays i am more tempted to try because i do not have to pay. >> reporter: it's also disappointing to those attending mass at st bonifa
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Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
of 22 minutes out of novato into the city. >> a deadly shooting in oakland least a 15 year old girl dead and a 14 year-old in the hospital this morning. >> the gunman is on lows and police are striving the killer as also teenager. >> kron fours felipejegal has details. >> authorities are looking for 1316 year-old boy or a red shirt lasting with a handgun. and oakland just off of 66 and their the oakland coliseum around 340 in the afternoon a group of family and friends were walking down in the lion creek crossing apartment complex on the suspect approached them and opened fire on the group. one boy was injured a 14 year-old was taken to a local hospital suffering not life- threatening injuries. >> the 15 year-old girl died on scene. police at this police point did not know if there is a relationship between the suspect and a group of people. they do not know why the suspect decided to open fire. the suspect left the area on fire. the investigation is still ongoing. >> in oakland felipe jegal kron 4 news. >> new this morning are at a hos firefighters battled a to alarm fire at a residenti
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
of dollars that would affect ford's from new york city to houston. amazon is announce this year's holiday sales as their biggest ever. consumers purchased 306 items per second on their peak day this season. amazon says customers order 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. that is a new record for the online retailer. amazon set another record on christmas day for digital download. the scandal continues to dominate the websites best sellers with the kindle fire hb tablet leading the way. >> it helps the u.s. economy. >> that's why i did it mark >> you did it for the economy. a look at the bay bridge and it is common pleasant and 32 degrees right now. we're expecting a few rain showers later on today. >> we are watching the weather across the country and a lot of folks are still traveling. many people in the midwest and northeast waking up to sonority conditions. -- snowy conditions you can see in the northeast they are getting a break from the storm but i want to focus and on the gulf states where parts of arkansas and southern louisiana are looking at the possibility for some sever
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Dec 26, 2012 8:00pm PST
temperatures. already, chilly conditions in fairfield, 42 degrees. 45 in daly city, livermore. here is what we can expect tonight. temperatures quite cold with frost in a number of locations. sunny skies and chilly temperatures. it will be dry but the rainfall will return on friday. timing it out and your extended forecast. >> thousands of previously unpublished boy scouts of america files that detail suspected sexual abuse by employees and volunteers have been posted to an online database. grant lodes is standing by with where to find it. and where the accused offenders are here in the bay area. grant? >> they're called "perversion files" and the los angeles times published the data base. you can access it on the times website. and you can see detailed information on boy scouts of america employees and volunteers. who have been removed from the organization for suspected sexual abuse. and the database includes 23 bay area boy scout volunteers. the men were affiliated with troups in from santa rosa, to san jose. also san francisco, sunnyvale, concord, richmond, among other locations. the most
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Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
to the northern portions and as record towards marin county. and to the coast. da daly city, and also towards san francisco more. that will be pressing towards the peninsula. as reticulated the satellite and radar it is we will get clipped with all of this rainfall as it presses itself. where we could see drier conditions coming up this weekend. >> catherine: in other news.two people are dead. one of them a child - after police say they were swept off some rocks near the marin headlands. this is video from sky 7 h- d. three adults had been fishing under the golden gate bridge. one of them managed to swim to shore to get help. the coast guard and the tiburon fire department found the child and the second adult under the bridge and couldn't resuscitate them. the third adult was treated and released. >> > police are cracking down on people drinking and getting behind the wheel this holiday weekend. this is a look at a d-u-i checkpoint in san rafael. it's one of several that's been set up tonight in the bay area. other spots include redwood city, pacifica, san francisco, mountain view and the san jos
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Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
in hayward and 55 degrees in concord, redwood city will get up to the near mid '50s. here is your kron 47 day around the bay forecast. it will be a little breezy at times. thursday will be loss of sunshine and drive around 53 degrees. friday and saturday may be possibilities of more rain. sunday should be dry and for new year's eve we do expect to be dry and milder. >> this is our snow report. if they did have a lot of fresh snow yesterday. look at sierra. north star is also ed more than a foot. it is 16 to 20 in. of snow. if you are up there if you do have to take advantage of this. >> we are looking at a great ride around the bay area this morning. we're not tracking any delays or slowdowns. look at the bay bridge at west out. there are no metering lights due to the holiday. the same can be seen as the san mateo bridge that even with an accident that was just cleared there is actually not a lot of traffic. this has not done anything a slow ride or to increase the drive times across the span. looking at light traffic through marin county it is a 21 minute drive time with an easy commute acro
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. oakland city leaders, battling a big jump in a crime. today -- they're laying out new strategies. all this, as the city's police department faces record-low staffing levels. and previous plans to stop the violence this year -- have seemingly failed. now for a look at the most recent crime statistics out of oakland. 119 murders this year -- that's up 21-percent from the same period last year. 210 rapes -- up 23-percent. nearly 4-thousand robberies -- a 23-percent increase. and more than 12-thousand burglaries -- a jump of 44- precent. >> reporter: there 2012 policies did not work. the is what they've been saying, so the want to do two things, there were to contract out public safety experts that ephod crime in the los angeles, detroit, what advice to take and what approach to take. second, there would to neighborhood policing with five different areas. two of them in the east oakland area with captions on each one with crime-fighting specializing in their area. >> we have to do something. what we did last
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Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
will be able to use a type of pipe created a lot of controversy. >> in this letter to the richmond city council the city manager's stated that two outside consultants have concluded that use an crone will represent and a safer design. this was the determination that led to the permits being issued. the chemical safety board stated that will not endorse this decision. city council stated that this time chevron cover all the bases. he stated that all timidly no pipe will last forever. he stated that they have to inspect them on a regular basis. as for chevron, they stated their pleas that they were issued the permits so that they can proceed without repairs. >> chevron hopes to have these repairs completed by next year. they stated that this unit may be available by early april. >> a woman who was gang raped on a city bus in india, has died. for the vicious crime has been drawn worldwide attention. protest's have swept through ndf cents per attack two weeks ago. at the indian consulate in san francisco, there was a visual. kron 4 said jeff bush has that. these are the reactions from diplomatic of
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Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
on van ness avenue. looking back at san francisco city hall. around 36 people have returned home this morning after flooding forced them into an evacuation center. the shelter was in place for residents of east palo alto flooding. residents living near the san francisquito creek were areas along the borders of palo alto, menlo park, and at last check, six homes officials say the napa river. north of napa near st. helena. is currently at 26-and-a-half. that's a- the national weather warning remains in effect on rest of the day today. residents and businesses in the area were advised to monitor river levels receding. the city has closed veterans memorial park, the preserve park and trancas crossing park until further notice. thousands of nurses will nine bay area hospitals. negotiated labor contracts and improvements in patient care protections. such as staffing levels, health officials want to reduce the number of paid sick days for nurses and technicians, while eliminating health care coverage for those who week. the 49ers. fresh off a patriots last week ran in to a three-headed
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Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
leandro crossing 580 also moderate rain showers. foster city >> crossing to 80 as well in the south bay. heading further in the south bay you are also looking at areas of light rain to moderate as well. san jose has scattered showers this morning and heading into san francisco we have some pretty good moderate to heavy rain coming through. pacific heights and also into the heart of san francisco you can see we are looking at some pretty wet roads up there. it looks like the showers will mainly last a few minutes but they have been coming through and we believe we could see towards presidio boulevard and second avenue a few showers. there is a potential for maybe some hail and also a slight chance for a stunned thunderstorms as well. we'll keep you updated as well as talk about the winter storm warning that is in effect a little bit later. here is george with traffic. good morning >> good morning we have reports of extremely heavy rain reducing visibility and hydroplaning here on interstate 580. the worst problems have been reported in the nine commute direction. this is these bound adde
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Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
four news. >> ooakland city leaders continue to battle a big jump in a crime. and today they laid down a new plan on how to do that. as previous plans to stop the violence this year -- have seemingly failed. there have been 127 homicides in oakland this year -- up 21-percent from the same period last year. 210 rapes -- up 23-percent. nearly 4-thousand robberies -- a 23-percent increase. and more than 12-thousand burglaries -- a jump of 44- precent. the first move. recruiting oakland residents to assits in a neighborhood policing program. the second step. bringing in a consultant to take a look at oakland's police department. kron four's jeff bush tells us who this high profile consultant is.and why his big city credentials could help bring down violent crime in oakland. >> reporter: bill bratton is the big name in the list of consulatants hired by opd. his carreer in policing has brought him to some of the biggest departments in the country. bratton was the new york city police commissioner from 1994 to 1996 and was credited with improving the crime rate in that city. he took over as t
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Dec 25, 2012 4:00am PST
travel around the city dropping off toys at homes, playgrounds and to children they pass by on the street. families who have applied to receive toys can also pick them up at the program's headquarters on jerrold avenue. we'll be right back here on the kron four morning news. >> good morning. by 9:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m., you can see the green and the yellow representing about rainfall the concern could beat the with trees toppling over. hayward, fremont, and also of the peninsula. 6:00 p.m., could still stick around, residual showers possible but otherwise we could see temperatures on a cool note. 40's and it downtown, oakland, and redwood city. >> and me, let us take a quick check of the bay bridge , it anny we can see that many people are going to work if they are going home perhaps from an evening party? the lightest traffic, there is only one car going towards san francisco going north, south of the golden gate bridge it should not be a problem >> the water is back on for 15 homeowners. it was shut off because of a water main break that flooded. . avenue was closed between the bell/te
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Dec 25, 2012 8:00pm PST
of the city. kron4's jr stone continues our coverage from petaluma. >> reporter: weather continues here in the north bay, anything but pleasant. wet, windy and very cold outside. according to my measure device that measures wind speed, 70 miles an hour. it's 45 degrees outside and the rain is coming down. directly behind me there is a light flashing on that sign. it says flooded. this section of petaluma just off of highway 101 has been flooded for much of the afternoon. there was an accident at one point this afternoon. no major injuries. the cars here were dealing with all sorts of problems. as i drove up to the pet mew law area, there were all sorts of problems along 101. at one point i saw a car hydroplane across four lanes of traffic. fortunately, he was able to drive off. but i was listening to scanners. as you see this water go flying up in the air and chp was responding to hydroplaning all across the north bay. in the last 30 minutes or so, the rain has slowed down. we're we're not seeing the heavy downpour that we saw earlier in the afternoon. it's still in the 40s. it's still
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Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
of us are generally in the 40. 464 vallejo. 45 and concord. redwood city at 48 degrees. >> satellite and radar picture shows we have the heavy stuff went through last night. >> if you have plans to skiing today, tomorrow it will be the ideal time fresh powder. >> futurecast 4 shows us this morning at 8:00 we have scattered showers in the forecast. some showers could produce and it is a moderate rain. nothing too heavy. by 10:00 a.m. this morning very scattered. we will see mostly cloudy conditions this morning. friday afternoon again, showers. we will see a few off and on throughout the afternoon. maybe some clearing late- afternoon and definitely by tonight was the clear skies. making way for a lot of sunshine tomorrow. >> a winter storm warning is in effect until 11:00 p.m. tonight for the sierra nevada the western slope. 3 in. of new snow possible today. storm total one to 2 in.. highway 50 admirers you can see snow on the road. >> it will be windy gusting at 25 mi. but gusting at up to 45 mi. per hour or. >> high around the bay area 50 for downtown san francisco. close to 50 in s
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
...that is where we begin our l with kron-4's j-r stone. who spoke with the city's mayor just a few minutes ago. j-r? >> reporter: i did. at the water levels are down. you can this see in the distance the and san franciscquito creek it was flowing and not quite like a great but more like a river. it was flowing into this river section that the working crews are trying to clean up. on the opposite side of that fence our homes. let me show you video. they have been busy out here for the last one hour working. the goal is to bring in more in san backs this evening. they wanted to secure this lobby. if they have more rain fall, or more in the coming days it will not be a problem for the homes. total, seven homes had mandatory evacuation's. and even the people in this neighborhood but there was a voluntary evacuation process. everybody with the exception of one home is back. that is good news. no injuries. we spoke with the mayor. short-term solutions, what the levy problems and also long term solutions in the works. >> right now given the conditions you do not want to move the soil around that much. y
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Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
, fremont, redwood city. by 9:00 a lot of it pushes out of here south and east of town. looks like we'll be left with scattered showers. when i come back i'll talk about the rain and the 7-day forecast. here's george with the traffic. good morning. >> good morning, annie. merry christmas. it's an easy e around the bay area this morning. here's a pretty shot from the san mateo bridge. you can see how light the traffic is here. that's indicative of conditions around the bay area. we're getting word of another accident. we'll tell you about that in our next report. >> thank you, george. and merry christmas to you. >>k -- - glide memorial church. let's get a live report from will who is over with all the volunteers. >> all of the volunteers, and merry christmas, and i know they're arriving as we speak. some of them came at 4:00, 5:00 in the morning. you can see how busy they are chopping up the ham and the turkey. right about now they'll start serving up the christmas breakfast. there's a lot of fixing going on. by the day is over, they will have served 5,000 people. i was just outside
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Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
" on prices might still be recovering but the price of rentals has skyrocketed and many u.s. cities especially oakland and san francisco. san francisco that the no. 10 spot well open comes in at no. 2. according to the cnn report opens all rents surged partly fuelled by renters priced out of san francisco which is still booming with tech talent. the year over a rise the year over year rise in oakland was 11.6% in sampras's go it is a 5.8%. the number one spot goes to houston at 16.8%. we will be right back. óó >> we're watching the weather across the country because a lot of people are traveling this week. all of the weather we saw this past week has pushed east and now it is in new york. also parts of new england are being hammered by snow. this is a storm that has been given a name called winter storm euclid. it has dropped a foot of snow in some areas. it is causing a lot of travel problems including delays at laguardia. it is a video out of columbus ohio this morning we can see a difficult place for drivers to get to work this morning. many roads are slick covered with snow and ice. all
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Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
the lights. >> a man was shot and killed last night in oakland. marketing the city's 126 homicide of the year. e >> they continue to look for is suspects that jumped into the creek last night. the started about 1238 and the town of ross. they pulled over a suspected drunken driver. when they were giving the sobriety test to the suspect he took off 01 feet and just over a fence. he it and jumped into this creek. they were able to have visual contact with their flashlights but they try to encourage him to get out of the water and that of merely they lost contact with him. they called other agencies to come out to help the mob.them out. >> they searched until about 430 this morning looking for any signs of the suspect. they could not find anything so that suspended the search. if they come back at daybreak to continue the search. so far they do not have any informational. this is where the command post was an obviously as this case and developing we will pass on any new information that we did. right now, we are waiting for search and rescue to come out here and start searching the creek again.
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Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
to the city which promised to fix the problem. >> look at that!, danger! >> the mayor has said to be an e-mail id ciofficers and the city-officers have all sold said to be in the mail. >> "crews brought out these pumps to suck all the water out. but it is just a temporary solution. in richmond justine waldman kron 4 news. >> catherine: there was a mudslide today in contra costa county.near the oakland border.on pinehurst road. it was a mess and the road was closed for awhile. drivers were trying to navigate around the mud. the c-h-p was called to the scene around 5 this morning. . >> basically, early this morning as you can see there was a rockslide on pinehurst surely, the league will be out here with a cleanup crew and a big rig. with a backhoe. it should take them the better part of the state to clean this up. at that point, we should have davis in order. >> catherine: the slide was cleaned up in a few hours. >> they should have everything-in order. but with more rain in the forecast - the public works dept. will keep an eye on the stormy weather caused a big tree branch to fall onto t
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Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
in livermore. 38 in redwood city york 39 degrees in half moon bay afternoon temperatures will be in the cooler areas in concord, livermore, 50s through san jose. for the rainfall on a saturday that computer models are different on how extensive it is going to be notice by midnight, some clear conditions and the rainfall offshore. as it approaches for the later morning hours of those will increase and the afternoon of that rainfall will be well offshore. and it will be pressing it with lighter showers towards the coast. as for the extended forecast drier weather than wet weather. and thursday, we are going to see drier conditions. however, light. for the rest of saturday, sunday, with the chance of showers returning on tuesday. >> vicki: the stores may seem busy - but new numbers show u-s holiday retail sales growth is the weakest since 2008. according to the report - holiday sales increased just point-seven percent. less than a quarter of what was expected. superstorm sandy - along with the looming fiscal cliff are being partially blamed for the decline. >> vicki: if you got a new gadget this
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Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
to r par: by arsonists. >> this is what the antioch city park toddler look like after arsonists set fire to it back in september. >> of the past three months, the group take back antioch helped raise $25,000. >> the community has produced a 500. >> assemblymen jim frazier donated to thousand pg&e had of the remaining $14,500 in to start repairs. >> the result is a brought about three months, once spring is here. >> a state appeals court has reversed a jury's decision to commit a sexually violent predator to his state mental hospital, saying a san jose prosecutors engaged in serious misconduct. >> the ping and claim that santa clara county chief assistant district attorney j. boyarsky asked if progress isn't made in our arguments during the trial. >> daniel shazier pleaded guilty in 1994 to so sodomy. >> he was sentenced to nearly 18 years in prison, but prosecutors sought to commit him to a state mental hospital. >> the city attorney's office is coordinating a state out reach effort by customers who are eligible for the refund. you must claim within a three month period between now
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Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
valleys, enjoy the dry weather. 55 in it the city. the kron 4 seven day around the bay with unstable air toward probably until the middle of this week. 6:18. george? >> good morning. we can go straight to the bay bridge as we check in our bay bridge. just tell like the traffic is one normally the metering lights would be activated. the volume would be high but not the case of this morning. and also highway in '92, we are looking at how light the traffic is. at this time, a lot more cars usually towards foster city. the golden gate, also pretty light but a good commute. the camera lens is trying a bit and the camera is showing not much moisture. however, we could encounter some showers and the traffic there is a new incident. there has been an accident reported on interstate-80 on the westbound at university ave. light. also, in addition to what is happening on traffic we are keeping an eye on where santa is north american aerospace space command they are usually watching for missiles, it is ironic because he is and north korea. they have been launching special i missiles. ad he has left
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Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm PST
storm. alicia has more on that. >> with tonight's expected rainfall the city has taken steps to secure this levey like with the sandbags you see over there, they are there to protect the creek. the community development director tells us crews were here throughout the night laying down these bags. sunday night's rainstorm flooded homes near the levey. 7 of them had to be evacuated. >> the 7th home where the fence is broken there had significant water damage inside and it's been deemed unoccupiable at this point and electric has been shut off and those folks sought shelter with friends or family. >> they are confident it is sufficient and will prevent further flooding. in any event it will be monitored throughout the night. >>> while rain turned to the bay area, drivers and skiers are having a white christmas. charles clifford has a look at conditions as well as details on an avalanche warning in effect around lake tahoe. >> snow returned to the area. the area is very unsettled. it's in effect along interstate 80. let's take a look at a couple of cameras. this is actually where there is
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Dec 29, 2012 8:00pm PST
city, will be in the upper 40's. your kron 4 7 day around the bay clouds will affect and on monday with a couple of evening showers and thickening clouds on monday. as we start 2013, tuesday, wednesday, sunny. the next chance for showers will be on thursday >>> two men in maine are celebrating their first day as a married couple, after tying the knot in the state's first-ever same-sex marriage ceremony. steven bridges and michael snell were first in line when the doors opened at city hall in portland at midnight. more than two-hundred supporters greeted the couple as they came out of the clerk's office. voters in maine approved same-sex marriage at the polls in november, and the law takes effect today. several cities around the state opened at midnight to give couples their first chance to get marriage licenses. >>> a new york woman has been charged with second degree murder as a hate crime for allegedly pushing a man in front of a subway train. police say the surveillance video they released helped find erika menendez. authorities say she told officers she pushed the man because o
KRON
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
uninhabitable. no further work has been scheduled. but the city continues to keep a close eye on the levee. >> all the rain over christmas-a down the southbound side of the upper great highway from lincoln avenue to slow boulevard. a spokesperson at the centers is the department of public works say that the rose flood because the drains cannot handle all the water, especially during a powerful storm. drivers are being forced to take the lower great highway route. the northbound side is still open. officials say that highway close about 60 times a year. it is not known when the southbound side will reopen. >> the storm also brought down a massive tree in the east bay. the one fell right on the footsteps of the delta and chi fraternity house on channing way in berkeley. however when the tree fell a loosen the soil of a neighboring treat the had terrible for safety reasons. >> santa rosa police are looking into how is 66 year- old woman died after being discovered floating in a pawn at an apartment complex. a family was having a christmas party atod lake apax on the body. the woman did not li
KRON
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am PST
in front of the new york city subway train. >> prosecutors said in a weakened court hearing that era come and invest pushed the man because she thought " it would be cold and also blamed the muslims for the september 11th attacks. >> friends of the victims say 46 year-old sunando sen was a hindu from india. >> thousand than two weeks after the newtown, conn. shooting rampage, adam lanza by his mclean for burial.been claimed >> that is according to the new york times. >> the paper was not able to learn from the state medical examiner who took him. on december 14th, he shot and killed 26 people, including 20 children, at sandy hook elementary school before committing suicide. >> before the massacre, he killed his mother ever home nearby. police have not give a motive for the shooting. >> will be back with kron 4 morning news coming up. >> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. a car over the railway on the san paublod dam road. >> the driver was not injured. george has more on the crash. >> that is right mark. the accident occurring just west of bear creek road on san paolo gamba roaddam
KRON
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
in richmond say the murder rate in 2012 is the lowest the city has seen in more than a decade. police say they have been 18 murders this year. that is down from 24 last year and 45 and 47 in 2009 and 2007. there's also been a drop in other by the crime such as assault and attempted murder. the drop in violence is largely due to richmond's increase police force. and reds recent years the department has increased from just 40 officers to 190. san francisco police are asking for the public's help in finding a motor they say robbed a woman and killed her dog. police said the woman pulled their car over friday on the street in the tenderloin district of making up there and demanded money. after giving the man her money police say the moderate grab a woman's dog and a probe into the street. the dog died after being taken to an emergency that hospital. we will be right back. is season in the u.s. is having its early start in nearly a decade and health officials say this season could be a bad one. the cdc said its noticed an uptick in flu activity about a month before or authorities normally see
KRON
Dec 30, 2012 8:00am PST
and glamorous it's a masquerade ball. tere will be parties and events all over the city to accommodate just about anyone. event planner toby proescher has been in the sf-nightlife-dot-com has a number of things to choose from - and you can actually from nightclubs to hotels to restaurants and cruises you can find different price budget conscious there are deals. there are couples discounts, entourage of 5 packages. while people are getting ready for new year's eve, venues are doing the same. early as saturday. then 2 on sunday.instead of life without >> let us take a look outside at a san francisco. we will get to a beautiful day after the break. (music) >> let us check in with janu. >> it is chilly but we are starting to see the sun come out. still seeing some of that fog out there with a cold start. low visibility in the north bay. mild temperatures. and clear skies curley, we can see the temperatures in santa rosa, 30's. 33 degrees in pleasanton we are expecting widespread 40's and '50's indicated by the light color on your screen. let us take a look at your morning lows. 20's and 30's.
KRON
Dec 23, 2012 8:00pm PST
city, has reported nearly 3 in. and 5 in. neare the san mateo bridge it is finally starting to stop. we could see some residual showers to the south bay and to the east bay but partly cloudy, overnight. partly cloudy, but mostly sunny as the go for the afternoon. cooler temperatures and as we come up with more continuing >> oakland side of the bay bridge. that's where we find kron 4's reggie kumar. reggie. there were strong wind advisories earlier today. are the winds dying down? >> reporter: they have, enough of vicki. the chp says that the wind advisory for the bay bridge behind me has been lifted. the rain has stopped for no but the storm packed a powerful punch. the rain soaked hillsides in the berkeley hills, couldn't hold anymore water. as a result some roads turned into small streams. homeowners up here are prepared for run off, especially after a major storm. you can see and hear the water pouring off this hillside down this specially made drainage path behind this house. sand bags were strategically placed around storm drains to prevent more flooding. the heavy rain fall even
KRON
Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm PST
at that! >> the mayor sent me an e- mail. and most of the city's supervisors also notified me that they are working on it. to clear out the roadways, the broad and these palms to bring out to the water and--pumps.. richmond justine waldman kron 4 news." reporting. meantime - there was a mudslide today in contra costa county.near the oakland border.on pinehurst road. it was a mess and the road was closed for awhile. drivers were trying to navigate around the mud. the c-h-p was called to the scene around 5 this morning. >> basically early this morning there was a there waspine hurst --pine hurst.. road. there will be a big rig and tobacco. it should take most of the day with this road will be shut down from ykyline to mcallister. >> there is more rainfall so public works are going to keep an eye on that area. a few hours. but with more rain in the dept. will keep an eye on the area. >> the stormy weather caused a large tree branch to fall onto this san francisco gas station. it happened on portrero and 17th over the weekend. the awning of the 76 station was knocked over. no one
KRON
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
kumar shows us why the city closed the southbound side to traffic. >> reporter: this happens roughly 60 times a year, according to the san francisco department ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today.
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